A Facial Recognition System for National Police of the Netherlands

Safran Identity and Security has supplied a facial recognition solution to the National Police of the Netherlands. The nationwide system, which includes workstations for facial search, comparison and analysis was recently launched at the National Forensic Service Centre. Dutch police officers can now submit a facial image for search against their databases and save precious time. This facial recognition system is an extension of the biometric services that have been successfully delivered over many years by Safran Identity & Security in the Netherlands. The original system provides search, analysis, and…

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Milestone Secures Iceland’s New High Security Prison

Integrated with CIAS fence and microwave detection systems, Milestone XProtect Expert 2016 enables Holmsheidi Prison to proactively respond to incidents Milestone Systems has joined forces with Security Center (Öryggismiðstöðin) and Verkís to provide an advanced security solution for Holmsheidi Prison in Reykjavik, Iceland. The solution combines Milestone XProtect Expert 2016 with CIAS fence and microwave detection systems. Completed in 2015, Holmsheidi Prison is Iceland’s new high-security women’s prison. Located on the outskirts of the capital Reykjavik, the premises cover roughly 9 acres, while the building with its 56 cells covers…

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Swansea University Selects SafeZone™ to Boost Security

Students to benefit from enhanced personal protection, both on and off campus CriticalArc has recently announced that its pioneering SafeZone™ personal protection and campus security system has been selected by Swansea University to boost 24/7 safety for its students and staff both on and off campus. Swansea University is the latest in a fast-growing list of UK higher education establishments to choose SafeZone, following its European launch in 2014. The University has more than 19,000 students, including many international students, studying on a range of courses from Engineering, Law, and…

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ENGIE Ineo, Milestone and Axis Secure the Council of Europe Buildings

The Council of Europe has upgraded its video safety solutions at the Strasbourg campus thanks to dedicated efforts by Milestone community partners Milestone Systems has collaborated with partners ENGIE Ineo and Axis to upgrade the Council of Europe’s (headquartered in Strasbourg, France) video surveillance systems. The security project was managed by Milestone community partners Securitas and ENGIE Ineo. The security solution, which has been live since January 2017, has secured the Council’s vast campus including the Human Rights Building, European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & Healthcare, the European…

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Victoria Police Go Mobile

To boost workforce safety, efficiency and collaboration Motorola Solutions will provide a new mobility managed service to Victoria Police to help increase situational awareness, safety, and productivity for frontline officers. The service will place real-time information at the fingertips of at least 10,000 police officers equipped with iPads and iPhones, helping them manage their daily work more safely, efficiently and productively. The solution will also help reduce the duplication of data entry by officers while increasing workforce collaboration by sharing vital information between frontline personnel and their colleagues working in…

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JFK Terminal 1 Improves Security with Milestone Video

IP platform provides significant upgrade with increased usability, efficient storage and enhanced system integration with Agent Vi analytics Milestone Systems open platform IP video management software (VMS) has been installed at JFK International Airport’s Terminal 1 to help manage the safety of more than 27 million passengers a year. Previously, T1 at JFK relied on a limited analog surveillance system and an older IP system that were independent of each other. Both were inadequate and lacked some necessary functionality. Operators could only view video from specific workstations, it was difficult…

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Uni-ID and Safran to Make Mobile Authentication in China

Safran Identity & Security announced that Uni-ID Technology, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lenovo and leading Chinese provider of innovative authentication technology, has successfully integrated Safran’s biometric facial recognition solution in its FIDO compliant authentication application for consumer devices. China is the world’s largest mobile payment market (Source: BI Intelligence), and online service providers are looking for new ways to make customer authentication in mobile transactions more secure and convenient. To enable banking institutions, payment companies and mobile network operators to offer a safe and easy authentication method, Uni-ID has…

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HID Secures Major U.S. University

HID Seos Smart Cards and HID Mobile Access Bring Convenience, Security and the Mobile ID ‘Cool’ Factor HID Global® has announced that a major U.S. university selected its Seos® smart cards and HID Mobile Access® solution to streamline card office operations, simplify the management and use of trusted IDs, and offer the ‘cool’ factor to students using phones for accessing buildings, services and resources. The phased deployment of thousands of readers over the last few years enabled these benefits, while preserving investments in previously installed HID Global readers. “We applaud…

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